| Feb 18, 2012
| 3:42 PM
As the Orioles' pitchers and catchers conduct their first spring workout Sunday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, two of the team's most valued arms will be closely monitored.
Left-hander Zach Britton, ailing from lingering left-shoulder inflammation, had...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Today was report day for Orioles position players here at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, but it was pretty uneventful because most of the team's position players were already here.
The left wall of the Orioles' clubhouse, which is where most of the team's...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Despite a lack of splashy moves this offseason, the Orioles' 40-man roster is crowded and the team will have to make some difficult decisions as the spring progresses.
"It's getting a little painful with the roster spots, and I think we're going to...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:10 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – To the uninitiated, the process of elimination that will turn a group of 29 pitchers of all shapes and sizes into the Orioles' 12-man regular season pitching staff probably seems simple enough.
The guys who stay healthy and pitch...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:20 PM
As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, expect manager Buck Showalter to examine all of his potential leadoff hitter options with Brian Roberts' health still uncertain.
"We'll move some...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Sarasota, Fla. -- Brian Matusz gave up three runs on six hits during his two-inning performance in the home exhibition opener at Ed Smith Stadium on Monday night, but the pitching line didn't tell the whole story in the Orioles' 10-3 loss to the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:14 PM
It has become a trend that these Orioles appear powerless to break: the starter puts the team in an early hole, the bullpen is called on far earlier than should be necessary and the offense squanders numerous opportunities to get back in the game.
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:15 PM
A day after a frustrated Mark Reynolds stood by his locker and said his two-homer game meant nothing because the end result was another loss, the third baseman rescued the Orioles with one more powerful swing.
A half-inning after the Atlanta Braves had...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Oh, the mediocre have fallen. The Orioles, who a month ago were staying somewhat relevant and hanging around in the AL East, now have the second-worst record in the American League and are a dozen games behind the Red Sox in the wild-card standings. So...